Three years ago, I moved as a result of a job change. For three years, my afternoons would follow a similar pattern: I would throw the door open and fling my bag on the nearest chair. As I passed a mirror, I would glance at the wreck I had become: […]
Seeking his workman in a multitude of people, the Lord calls out to him and lifts his voice again: “is there anyone here who yearns for life and desires to see good days?” (Ps 33:13). If you hear this and your answer is “I do,” God then directs these words […]
“Listen carefully, my son, to the master’s instructions, and attend to them with the ear of your heart. This is advice from a father who loves you; welcome it, and faithfully put it into practice. The labor of obedience will bring you back to him from whom you had drifted […]
“The ninth step of humility is that a monk controls his tongue and remains silent, not speaking unless asked a question, for Scripture warns, In a flood of words you will not avoid sinning, and A talkative man goes about aimlessly on earth.” I am, by nature, an introvert – a person […]
This video is an introduction to the oblates of St. Meinrad Archabbey in southern Indiana.